Mar 17, 2013 11:00pm EDT
farmers the best of modern agricultural technology. but now he only teaches methods they can afford themselves after his projects end. howard's passion for farming started early. when he was just five, he turned the family backyard into a cornfield. his father was fast becoming a multimillionaire, but the family always lived modestly. did you know, as a kid, that you were rich? >> no, not at all. and the greatest story is my sister, who, when you had to go around the room in grade school and answer, "what does your father do?" and, you know, we knew him as a security analyst, and we had no idea what that really meant. and so she basically said, "well, he's a security guard." and that's what we thought for a long time. we just didn't know any differently, you know. >> as his father's fame and fortune grew, howard seemed to zig and zag on his own path, dropping out of three colleges, one after the next. you must have been worried. >> i wasn't. >> you weren't? >> no, i wasn't. he just was kind of finding what he wanted to do. and it made no difference to me whether he found it in a col
Mar 24, 2013 8:00pm EDT
the doctor ordered in startup nation, how technology could make your health care better and cheaper. each week, keep it right here "on the money." have a great week, everybody, i'll see you next weekend. he bre to the way they clean, once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never go back to a regular manual brush. its three cleaning zones with dynamic power bristles reach between teeth with more brush movements to remove up to 100% more plaque than a regular manual brush. and even 76% more plaque than sonicare flexcare in hard to reach areas. oral-b deep sweep 5000 power brush. >> maybe someone will come in here while we're talking and put handcuffs on me. i don't know. >> pattie dunn has been charged with four felonies. she's at the center of the hewlett-packard leak investigation story. >> i have a story to tell. i'm innocent. >> it's one of the biggest, fastest, most high-tech sailboats on the high seas... >> isn't she beautiful? >> ...a triumph of science, vision, money, and an abundance of ego. >> i just wanted the biggest boat. let's admit it. >> it's ego. what? i mean.
Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the coast of italy. >> isn't she beautiful? >> she's also a technological breakthrough. the masts stand 192 feet tall, weigh 25 tons each, and are made of carbon fiber. >> the b-1 bomber is made out of carbon fiber. except for the american air force, i've purchased the most carbon fiber of anybody ever. >> on board, the boat is no less spectacular... >> there you go. you're aboard. >> ...or over the top. on a scale of 1 to 10, it's a 12. you know, i'd never had the sense of how long the boat is until now. >> it's your typical football-field-sized yacht, you know? >> [ laughs ] inside, there were two 1,800-horsepower engines, 11,000 square feet of living space, and his crew of 20 includes a gourmet chef and a team of stewards and stewardesses. >> keep that sugar away from me. so, here's the wheelhouse. >> the wheelhouse. >> come on in. >> the wheelhouse, or captain's bridge, is command central for the boat's technological wizardry. >> this is my invention. this is my baby, and i'm gonna teach you how to sail this boat. >> yeah, right. perkins designed the software himself for the computers t
Mar 25, 2013 8:00pm EDT
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